兜鉢 Kabuto Hachi
What is Kabuto Hachi of Samurai Armor?
The term ""Kabuto Hachi"" refers to the main body of the samurai helmet, which is made in a hemispherical shape to fit the shape of the head. The primary material used is iron, but occasionally leather is used.
The main types include:
1. Zunari (head-shaped)
2. Narikabuto (shaped helmet)
3. Hoshi kabuto and Suji kabuto (star helmet and muscle helmet)
4. Shokumou no Hachi (planted hair bowl)
5. Saigabachi (Saiga bowl)
6. Tatamikabuto (folding helmet).
See more terms related to samurai armor in this samurai armor glossary